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[movies]Harry Hay on Language and Labels in the 1930s - Shaping San Francisco
Another clip from the 1996 video interview with Mattachine Society founder Harry Hay in which he describes the absence of language to describes gays in the 1930s. The word "homosexual" wasn't even in the dictionary until about 1939, so he recounts how men in the community back then would refer to each other as "that way" or on a good day as "temperamental."
Keywords: gay; gay identity; homosexual; 1930s; sociology; language; self-reference
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[movies]Gay Sex before Zippers - Chris Carlsson
Harry Hay describes gay sex when BVD's were still predominant underwear, before zippers in the 1930s... men would meet at Presidio guardhouse and go into the bushes.
Keywords: Presidio; Gay Sex; Harry Hay
Downloads: 93,383 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(10 reviews)
[movies]Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz on 1970s Solidarity Movements in SF - Chris Carlsson
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz interviewed by Chris Carlsson July 6, 1999, on 1970s Central American Solidarity Movements in San Francisco, their influence on and from the growing gay movement in the city.
Keywords: Sandinistas; San Francisco; Gay Movement
Downloads: 2,443
[movies]Pickups at Finocchio's - Chris Carlsson
Harry Hay describes the pickup scene at the North Beach bar Finocchio's in the early 1930s.
Keywords: Harry Hay; Finocchio's; gay dating
Downloads: 3,253 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Harvey Milk's Last Words
Harvey Milk's last words, delivered posthumously, recorded in case of his assassination... excerpted from The Life and Times of Harvey Milk.
Keywords: Harvey Milk; last words; Gay
Downloads: 24,864 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Harry Hay on 19th century Remittance Men - Shaping San Francisco
A short clip from a longer 1996 interview with Mattachine Society founder Harry Hay in which he describes the common 19th century phenomenon of "Remittance Men." They were the outcast, typically gay, children of well-off families who were sent "as far away as possible," i.e. to San Francisco or Vancouver, where they could carry on their lives without shaming the families...
Keywords: gay; homoesexual; remittance men; 19th century; dandy; upper class
Downloads: 561
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